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Upcoming events

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Time and place: Jan. 22, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Mikhail Safronov is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cambridge-INET Institute. He will present a paper entitled "Coalition-Proof Full Efficient Implementation".

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Welcome to the first Research Seminar this year where we will have our most recent PhD candidates present their projects. 

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Time and place: Jan. 23, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Dana Kassem is a PhD Candidate at LSE. She will present a paper entitled "Does Electrification Cause Industrial Development? Grid Expansion and Firm Turnover in Indonesia".

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Wergeland, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

We have invited UK experts to discuss the situation and the status of the negotiations. In addition we have brought together experts from the three EEA countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to discuss the likely effects on the EEA countries.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 - Jan. 26, 2018, University of Oslo (City centre), Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47.

The conference program and abstracts are now available.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by François Renard, Professor of Earth Sciences at the Njord Center and the Geoscience Department at UiO.

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Thorsten Rogall is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. He will present a paper entitled "The Legacy of Political Mass Killings: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide", co-authored by David Yanagizawa-Drott.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 2

Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen ved Fysisk institutt kommer til Forum for Vitenskapsteori. Malthe-Sørenssen er leder for Senteret for fremragende utdanning «Centre for Computing in Science Education» ved Universitetet i Oslo.

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus: Seminarrom 2

Eli Melby vant Våg å vite-prisen for masteroppgaven "Identity Struggles: LHBT Activism in Morocco" i kategorien "sosiologi, samfunnsgeografi, utviklingsstudier, sosialantropologi og OLA" i 2017. Hun kommer til Skeiv seminarrekke for å presentere sine funn.

Photo of Albrecht Bohne
Time and place: Jan. 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Albrecht Bohne is a PhD Candidate at the University of Mannheim. He will present a paper entitled "Learning Dynamics in Tax Bunching at the Kink: Evidence from Ecuador", co-authored by Jan Sebastian Nimczik.

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 6

An international workshop on Buddhism in Japanese history, organised by the Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum and the Tohoku University Global Japanese Studies Initiative.

Some of the leading scholars in the field present their new research.

Photo of Lan Lan
Time and place: Jan. 29, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Lan Lan is a PhD Candidate at the Toulouse School of Economics. She will present a paper entitled "Understanding the Saving Behavior of Chinese Households: Intergenerational Transfers and Housing".

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Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective. 

Photo of Michel Dummar Azulai.
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Michel Dummar Azulai is a PhD Candidate at LSE. He will present a paper entitled "Public Good Allocation and the Welfare Costs of Political Connections: Evidence from Brazilian Matching Grants".

Time: Feb. 1, 2018 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

EUREX welcomes submission of abstracts for the workshop 'The role of expertise in policy-making – empirical scholarship and normative analysis'. The workshop will be held in Oslo 22-23 May 2018. Deadline for paper proposal: by Thursday 1 February 2018.

Photo of Alexander Willén.
Time and place: Feb. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Alexander Willén is a PhD Candidate at Cornell University. He will present a paper entitled "From a Fixed National Pay Scale to Individual Wage Bargaining: The Labor Market Effects of Wage Decentralization".

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Academic writing centre, Georg Sverdrups hus

Is it difficult to set aside time to write? The Academic Writing Centre arranges biweekly “Shut Up & Write” sessions.

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

Circus rock and folk'n'roll - with a dash of country. The humorous band is back at cultural lunch. In short, this is wild, energetic, innovative acoustic folk rock. It's music you're going to love.

Photo of Olivier de Groote
Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Olivier de Groote is a PhD Candidate at KU Leuven. He will present a paper entitled "The effects of high school curriculum. A model of program and effort choice."

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 5, Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this lecture, Aron Vinegar, professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, will explore the question of "holding forth" that emerged in Roland Barthes' late lecture courses at the Collège de France (1977-80)

Time and place: Feb. 5, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Red Auditorium, Rikshospitalet

Welcome to the next Oslo University Hospital (OUH) research seminar entitled  "New developments in Gynecologic oncology: Image-guided surgery, prognostic markers and personalized therapies.". The seminar is open to all.

Photo of Karl Harmenberg.
Time and place: Feb. 6, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Karl Harmenberg is a PhD Candidate at the Institute for International Economics Studies at Stockholm University. He will present a paper entitled "The Labor-Market Origins of Cyclical Income Risk", co-authored by Hans Henrik Sievertsen.

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2018 8:00 AM - Feb. 9, 2018 5:00 PM, University of Oslo Libraries

The academic festival Research Bazaar provides researchers with digital skills and tools that will make their research better, faster and smarter.

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Bikuben Nucleus 1, Kristine Bonnevies Hus

(Full, with waiting list)

Linux containers, with the build-once-run-anywhere approach, are becoming popular among scientific communities for software packaging and sharing. Docker is the most popular and user friendly platform for running and managing Linux containers.